Are you going cold turkey? Have you considered seeing a Suboxone doctor?
Subs can curb withdrawal and cravings.
If you are going cold turkey, please google The Thomas Recipe for a list of otc and RX meds you will need while in withdrawals.
You might also want to google Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome, it explains in detail the "mental" part of withdrawal, what happens to brain chemicals like serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine and endorphins. Also, just a precaution, sometimes opiate cessation can cause depression. If you feel depressed and/or anxious see your doctor asap. There are medications that can help greatly with depression and anxiety.
Best wishes to you,
Can't offer you anymore good advice other than what sweetlemon suggested for cold turkey. You can also taper off the hydrocodone and avoid the withdrawals, but you have to be very determined and I won't lie, it isn't easy to do. If you are ready to be free from this addiction, you can also consider the Suboxone route. You can google "Suboxone doctors" and find them in your area. Call around and get program pricing and length etc.
If you decide to wean off the hydro by slowly decreasing your dosage over time, I'm willing to help with a dosage schedule. Keep on posting and we are here to support you,
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